The couple: Cat McQuail and Joe Hauschildt from Philadelphia.
The ring: My ring is a pear-shaped solitaire diamond set in white-gold prongs on a yellow-gold band. My fiancé picked it out on his own, but called one of my good friends right before he bought it to confirm he was making the right choice.
While we had talked about rings in the past, we had never been shopping together and my Pinterest “Put a Ring On It” pinboard was private, so there’s no way he could have seen my ring pins—but luckily for me, his selection mirrored the rings I pinned on my secret board! As a recent law school grad, he likes to do his due diligence, so he did a lot of research and then purchased the ring online.
It was only a matter of time before IKEA found its way into the wedding industry, and now the company is making a splash with its new virtual wedding service that lets couples tie the knot in front of family and friends no matter where they are in the world.
Introducing “Wedding Online,” a virtual video conference that allows you to design your dream wedding and have guests both near and far witness your I Do’s by simply sitting in front of their computer’s webcam (basically it’s one big Skype session).
If you’ve been feeling like you need a little boost to help you get in dress-ready shape for the Big Day, Unite Fitness has got a little something planned that just might give you that jumpstart: They’re hosting a bridal brunch and workout on Sunday, April 26, that will definitely help you kick off your pre-wedding fitness routine.
Paper Source is a go-to for invitation inspiration.
If you have yet to make it to one of Paper Source‘s amazing invitation workshops, now’s your chance to get in on the action: They’ll be hosting another one of their popular in-store events at their Rittenhouse location on Saturday.
So Jon Ardito over at Philly’s JAE Entertainment sent us this Bridal Bootcamp playlist, which he put together using songs from the company’s bands’ and DJs’ playlists that get people dancing at wedding receptions—and that also make for great pump-you-up workout songs.
We thought it was pretty great as far as champagne-soaked dancing goes (you know, our area of expertise), but just to be sure it met with approval for working up a sweat, we checked in with our buds over at Be Well Philly, since they are kind of the experts around here in workout playlists.
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If you plan on staying stateside for your honeymoon—some couples just prefer the domestic thing, while others choose to do a quick U.S. trip right after their wedding before taking a bigger ‘moon later on—we just found a really fantastic roundup of destinations that’ll make your decision so much easier.
This May, Washington, DC transforms into a mecca of cultural experiences from around the world. In celebration of International Cultural Awareness Month, Cultural Tourism DC presents Passport DC. The month-long More >>